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NANOPARTICLE TOXICITY DETRIMENTAL TO BRAIN CELLS
  This is hardly the first time, but nanoparticles are now being discussed again in connection with toxicity. The ramifications of nanoparticle use have come up in the past, and toxicity has often been the concern; however, the significance this go-round is that toxicity was said at one point to
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Xofluza Kills Flu Virus in 1 Day, Gets Regulatory Approval in Japan
  While Americans are grappling with flu because the current vaccine is only 36 percent effective in providing protection, regulators in Japan approved a new flu medication. The drug, Xofluza, can kill the flu virus in just one day. Only one dose of Xofluza is needed, making it one of the best
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New Biotech Devices Target Hemodialysis in Clinical Trials
  Significant technological advancements are being made in medicine all the time, but they often come in waves, particularly when competing companies are racing to create solutions to a common problem. At present, a wave of biotech innovation appears to be targeting the hemodialysis. Israeli biot
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New Clones and Drugs Reflect Freer Stem Cell Regulations
Photo by: Elena Pavlovich via ShutterstockThe government of South Korea has just presented a boon for the biotech industry by easing regulations considerably for gene therapy and embryonic stem cell research.It allows for gene therapy product development that the industry has wanted for a long time.
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Metabolomics: Technological Advancements Propping Up the Field
  One area of increased technological innovation is metabolomics, the study of metabolites. Researchers are now inventing new approaches to metabolomic research and engineering whole new, technological platforms. Much of this is due to increased awareness of just how much the work stands to benef
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DOCTORS USE FLUORESCENT DYE TO DETECT CANCER
  Physicians are now testing the use of fluorescent dye to know during surgery which cells are cancerous or not. If the light is turned off in the surgery room, body parts will shine which indicates where cancer cells exist. Often, during surgery, there is a chance that the surgeon left behind
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Zebrafish Gene Used for Sensing Water Flow is Same Human Gene for Hearing
Photo by: suchetpong via ShutterstockResearchers found that zebrafishes can sense water motion the same way humans can.In the new study, they discovered a gene called tmc2b in zebrafish which also found in humans that convert water motion into electrical impulses.Zebrafish or Danio rerio is a tropic
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AGE-RELATED EYESIGHT LOSS MAY BE A THING OF THE PAST WITH STEM CELL TREATMENT
  After they received embryonic stem cell treatment, two people who were suffering from wet age-related macular degeneration had some of their vision restored. After the treatment, they could read again. Macular degeneration can blur the vision or cause a blind spot because of abnormal blood v
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NANOTWEEZERS: THE NEXT SMALL THING
  Researchers at the University of Texas, Austin have done and are doing what many once thought was an impossibility. Any headline you’re likely to read in connection with their work will no doubt introduce you to the term, “nanotweezers.” It’s an innovative technology on the nanoscale that deals
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TOOTH SENSOR TELLS WHAT YOU EAT AND DRINK
Researchers at the Tufts University Biomedical Engineering Department in Medford, Massachusetts developed a two-square millimeter-sized sensor, fastened on a tooth to monitor and transmit data on glucose, salt, and alcohol. The moment anything edible and potable enters the mouth, the chemical sen
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